Mr. Yinka Ladipo, the Chief Executive Officer of Dart Logistics Limited and Finance Secretary of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents, has urged international airlines operating in Nigeria to offer cheaper airfare to Nigerians.
He claims that the difficulty of international airlines to repatriate their funds has negatively impacted the travel agency industry and caused tickets to increase.
Remember that Emirates Airlines, located in Dubai, recently declared that its flight operations in Nigeria would be suspended indefinitely due to the blocked money.
He claims that instead of using local travel agencies, Nigerian travelers now buy their plane tickets online or in nearby nations. “I believe that I would place the responsibility for the increase in airfares on the foreign airlines and the FG.